Honda shifts N.A. ouput, mix to make more crossoversThu, 10, Nov 2016
Honda is shifting around its North American vehicle production mix and may raise imports from Japan to squeeze out more crossovers as it struggles to keep up with strong U.S. demand for larger models -- a factor which has prompted the automaker to trim its annual sales forecast.
Mercedes workers can distribute union literature at Ala. plant, U.S. court rulesTue, 04, Oct 2016
Mercedes' future SUVs to embrace C-class manufacturing processesMon, 01, Aug 2016
The next generation of Mercedes-Benz SUVs produced at the company's Vance, Ala., plant will likely shed weight as Mercedes adds more aluminum and expands the use of the advanced joining processes used in making the current C-Class sedan.
New wave of European suppliers hits SouthMon, 01, Aug 2016
As European automakers Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen and Volvo build or expand their assembly plants in the Southeast, a new wave of Tier 2 and Tier 3 European suppliers are coming to set up their first North American factories.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
Ala. court overturns award against dealership accused of negligent repairThu, 12, May 2016
Alabama's top court has torpedoed a $132,500 jury award against a Huntsville dealership accused of negligent repair of a 2009 Silverado 1500 that eventually caught fire and failure to warn the owners of the fire hazard.
Alabama not so "obvious' for Aston after allMon, 14, Mar 2016
Tennessee reviews provisions to recoup investment from VWMon, 05, Oct 2015
Tennessee lawmakers will review the state’s investment of hundreds of millions in incentives for Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant and provisions for recouping money if the company’s emissions-cheating scandal threatens jobs.
Daimler's light-truck plan meets Cannon's wishMon, 21, Sep 2015
Daimler to invest $1.3 billion to expand Mercedes SUV plant in AlabamaFri, 18, Sep 2015
Daimler AG will invest $1.3 billion at its Alabama plant to boost production of Mercedes-Benz SUVs, creating an additional 300 jobs. The expansion of the factory, which has built Mercedes vehicles since 1997, is geared toward developing the company's next generation of SUVs.